The Pretenders '09 Tour


The Pretenders
The Pretenders announced a tour through North American starting January 29 at the Palace Theatre in Albany, NY with the final show taking place on March 14 in Reno, Nevada. The tour is the band's first extensive headlining tour since 2003.

The Pretenders touring line up of Chrissie Hynde, Martin Chambers, James Walbourne, Eric Heywood, and Nick Wilkinson is touring in support of the band's ninth album, Break Up The Concrete which was released through Shangri-La Music in October of 2008. The album, which Rolling Stone lauded as, "The best Pretenders album in years," was recorded in 12 days in Los Angeles and offers an especially gritty and immediate and recalls the band's earlier days. The album has spawned the single "Boots Of Chinese Plastic" which reached #1 on the AAA radio chart.

The Pretenders 2009 North American tour dates (more dates to follow):
01/29/09 Thu Palace Theatre Albany, NY
01/30/09 Fri Roseland Ballroom New York, NY
01/31/09 Sat The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Atlantic City, NJ
02/02/09 Mon 9:30 Club Washington, DC

02/04/09 Wed Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
02/05/09 Thu Penn's Peak Jim Thorpe, PA
02/06/09 Fri Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
02/07/09 Sat Fox Theatre Mashantucket, CT
02/09/09 Mon Michigan Theatre Ann Arbor, MI
02/10/09 Tue House Of Blues Cleveland, OH
02/11/09 Wed The Murat Theatre Indianapolis, IN
02/13/09 Fri Taft Theatre Cincinnati, OH
02/14/09 Sat Akron Civic Theater Akron, OH
02/15/09 Sun The Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL
02/17/09 Tue Northern Lights Theater Milwaukee, WI
02/18/09 Wed Northern Lights Theater Milwaukee, WI
02/20/09 Fri First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
02/21/09 Sat Ameristar Casino Kansas City, MO
02/22/09 Sun Brady Theater Tulsa, OK
02/24/09 Tue Paramount Theatre Denver, CO
02/25/09 Wed Belly Up Aspen, CO
02/27/09 Fri House Of Blues Dallas, TX
02/28/09 Sat House of Blues Houston, TX
03/01/09 Sun Stubb's BBQ Austin, TX
03/04/09 Wed Dodge Theatre Phoenix, AZ
03/05/09 Thu House of Blues San Diego, CA
03/06/09 Fri Pala Casino Pala, CA
03/07/09 Sat House of Blues Las Vegas, NV
03/08/09 Sun The Grove Los Angeles, CA
03/10/09 Tue The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
03/13/09 Fri The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
03/14/09 Sat Silver Legacy Hotel Casino Reno, NV

[Published on: 12/2/08]

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TravlynnJoe Tue 12/2/2008 10:35AM
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No Virigina date ? Come play at The National in Richmond.

futhepharmer starstarstarstarstar Tue 12/2/2008 10:42AM
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Chrissie Hynde ROCKS. this is one badass chick. been that way for quite a while. Still kicking it out and a vegetarian ta boot! She has her own vegetarian restaurant in Ohio called "Vegeterrainian". Check it out!Glad she's coming to the Electric Factory in Philly.

Conjugal Burning starstarstarstarstar Tue 12/2/2008 11:27AM
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Conjugal Burning

yo pharmer, where is her "vegeterrainian" restaurant at in Ohio? I am provoked and hungry.

Gutterlush starstarstar Tue 12/2/2008 03:23PM
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Tatooed Love Boys has one of the best lyrics ever-"I shot my mouth off and you showed me what that hole was for!"

Gigger Tue 12/2/2008 07:35PM
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i believe that vegiterrainian is in chrissie hynde's hometown of akron, ohio

futhepharmer Wed 12/3/2008 09:50AM
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Thanks Gigger. you are correct sir.

Smittea Mon 12/8/2008 12:51PM
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I'm sorry but Chrissie Hynde is quit possibly the ugliest woman in music....ever! Beyond that I have nothing else positive to say.


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